Monthly Archives: October 2016

Storage prediction – the first run

Right. Here are the results for the first run using the BBC weather app. Using a spreadsheet, I typed in the predicted values over 24 hours for temperature (oC), wind speed (mph) and sunshine (0-5) for two days – Wednesday … Continue reading

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Using a weather app to set storage heaters

Those of you with these devilish heating devices will have started getting ready for the usual winter guessing game: how high to set the heater’s input dial to cope with tomorrow’s weather.  A weather app on a smartphone will give … Continue reading

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Installing trickle vents : not such a breeze after all

My flat has white plastic windows dating from the last century – how posh that sounds – which tilt and turn but have no trickle vents. I tried to get a window company to put some in, but it was … Continue reading

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